Account Director – Public Affairs / Crisis Management

Recruiter
JFL Search & Selection
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A successful, fast-growing agency who work with a number of high-profile clients are looking for an Account Director to become a leading member of their team and oversee high quality servicing to a range of clients. As Account Director, you will be contributing to internal strategy, developing and implementing public affairs strategy plansand delivering your team’s new business strategy. This role would suit a public affairs whizz with a passion for working in the health and social care sector. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a range of accounts and develop your career within a leading agency. As Account Director, your responsibilities will include: Developing ideas that meet and beat client expectations Steering the account team to maintain excellent client relationships – ensuring that the client feels well serviced Planning, managing and leading crisis communications and reputation management support Fostering relations with national and sectoral media, politicians, civil servants, local authorities, regulatory bodies and other interest groups Identifying and approaching new business prospects, helping to achieve targets and goals in line with the company’s growth plans Contributing to the company’s strategy and decision-making process A successful candidate will demonstrate: Solid PR/PA experience with a health and/or social care sectoral expertise and a number of successes achieved for clients Excellent leadership skills and a talent for bringing the best out of your team Experience of managing corporate communications and PA projects, from a relevant background such as in-house corporate team or specialist/consultancy/regulatory body Expertise in strategic digital communications, with an ability to plan digital campaigns Expertise in current events, political systems and the national and sectoral media If you think you are the ideal candidate for this role, then please send a copy of your CV to Millie@jflrecruit.com.

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